From the Desk of John Rourke – March 20th, 2015

Hello all –

Next week I am going to be scheduling a few video’s and some “Blast’s from the Past”. Things have gotten extremely busy so my responses to comments and emails may be a little slow.

Just to give everyone an update on a few things:

  • Reports are that Iran is supporting an EMP attack on the United States and has plotted for years on how to disrupt the grid. This is the same Iran that our government is currently in talks with to hash out a deal on nuclear power and then relieve them of sanctions. Wonderful.

 

  • I have the membership program I am working on currently called “The Patriots”. I think the name fits as I believe everyone that visits here is a Patriot. We believe in the Constitution and what this country was founded on. It is going to be a few more weeks before launch.

  • If you are going to be in the Columbia, SC area on April 18th there will be a Preparedness Conference from 8:00am until 5:30pm. I am planning on attending – look for me and say “Hi!” Information can be found HERE.

 

  • Did you hear that Obama made the suggestion that MANDATORY voting could be a positive thing? Since the majority of those that do not vote are lower income, illegal aliens, and many on the government dole there is little doubt which party they will vote for.

 

  • Lastly – I hope everyone has a safe and wonderful weekend. Enjoy!

 


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9 Comments

  1. It is the simple fact that the Republican party, and the conservative movement that is its only real political energy, have concluded in tandem that they cannot persuade an actual majority of the people eligible to vote in America to support their continued effort to establish a retrograde, racially exclusive plutocracy.

    What we have today is the notion that democratic participation in the creative act of self-government could lead to the tyranny of equality under the law. -Charles Pierce

    • I disagree Charlie. There are many on both sides that are corrupt and would relish a Plutocracy. There are however manythat believe in this country and what it was founded on – well, at least in Conservative circles.

      It is not a simple fact that members of the Republican party areally the only ones part of a growing problem.

      Thanks for commenting.

  2. It seems rather obvious (statistics) that neither party has endeared itself with the majority of eligible voters. Its also obvious that the majority of eligible voters could hardly care less. Its interesting to note that republicans have in recent years elected more NEW minority candidates to national office than the dems. Of course this runs counter the the narrative that Charles and many others so eagerly accept as fact.

  3. Ah, to live in the 1780s.

    About 6 percent of the population participated in the presidential election of 1789 because only white Protestant males who owned property could vote and women, blacks, Jews, Catholics, the poor, etc were excluded.

    The 114th Congress 81 minorities that are Democrats in both houses combined and 16 that are Republicans and has 79 Democratic women and 29 Republican women.

  4. “Ah, to live in the 1780s”
    Yes history should matter- The Republican party was founded in 1854 as an abolitionist movement with one simple creed… that slavery is a violation of the rights of man… Fredrick Douglas called Republicans “the party of freedom and progress”. Lincoln, the 1st Republican president, authored “The Emancipation Proclamation”. It was Republicans in congress who authored the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments, giving former slaves citizenship, voting rights and due process. Democrats on the other hand were the party of “jim crow”, it was Democrats who defended the rights of slave owners. It was the Republican president Dwight D. Eisenhower who championed the “Civil Rights Act” of 1957, while it was the Democrats who filibustered the bill. George Wallace was not a Republican.

  5. Also, with each recent election republicans have won an increasing number of governorships (now 30 I think) along with the controlling interests in the majority of state legislations. Perhaps their message isn’t quite as retrograde as you think. Gov. Jindal’s voucher program that makes it possible for more than 8000 families (almost exclusively minority) to move their children to better performing schools could hardly be called racist. In January 58 freshman representatives were sworn into office, 43 republicans and 15 democrats. In the Senate there were 13, 12 republicans and 1 democrat. Maybe the catcalls of racism and the war on women is finding a less accepting audience…. For good reasons.

  6. Congress is supposed to approve any deal but you can almost bet that the POS POTUS will try to find a way around it. Use all his law breaking minions to dig up anything they can use for an excuse to keep ” WE THE PEOPLE ” in the dark about anything he shouldn’t be offering. After all they only say “Death to America” and Israel every day, what could we possibly have to worry about from the most backward people on the planet. They are still living by 2nd and 3rd century rules. We are just like Captain Kirk, giving 21st century weapons to primitive peoples.We should have obeyed the prime directive lol.

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